Our litter of ten rabbit kits born Monday February 16th are healthy and lively. They will be available for purchase before Easter. Colors range from white to tan to grey to mixtures of each. Angora rabbits do require a certain amount of care and grooming, but make wonderful pets or sources of angora fiber for fiber arts and crafts.
Although we tend to card much of our wool and sell rolags for spinning and knitting, we will offer any of our freshly sheared fleece for purchase as is (after skirting and washing, if desired).
From our Jacob sheep, three adult fleece and two yearling fleece (first shearing) will be available. Check out our Jacob sheep webpage for more information.
the annual shearing of our Jacob sheep. For now, their thick heavy coats of wool protect from winter winds and cold. Especially for our ladies (pictured here), however, shearing should occur prior to spring lambing which begins mid March.
Pictured below, from left to right, are Maggie, Emma (the seven-month-old lamb), and Maisey.
Let's hope there are little lambs growing beneath all of that wool! We will be happy with two, overjoyed with three, ecstatic with four ...
This is our story, in real time and in photos. It is neither unique nor unusual nor extraordinary. But it is our story.